Frank A. Rinehart, a commercial photographer in Omaha, Nebraska, was commissioned to photograph the 1898 Indian Congress, part of the Trans-Mississippi International Exposition. More than five hundred Native Americans from thirty-five tribes atten.
Trail of Tears - Cherokee family being removed from their home. The Cherokee were forced to March 1700 miles under Army guard to a reservation.
Father Ambrose Mattingly took this picture of this Native American couple from the Big Bend area of the Crow Creek Reservation in South Dakota.
"In Winter, Kiowa", 1898 photo by Frank A. Rinehart - *sitting at the left - Ah-Keah-Boat (aka Jim Two Hatchet)
he Sioux tribe was actually made up of three divisions of seven tribes. This is also known as the Seven Council Fires (Oceti Sakowin in the Sioux language) or the Great Sioux Nation. They speak four different dialects of the Sioux language.